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Trump can 'probably' pardon himself over Russian Federation but won't, Giuliani says

Trump can 'probably' pardon himself over Russian Federation but won't, Giuliani says It would be an open question . Mr Giuliani told ABC: "It's beginning to get resolved in favour of not doing it". Giuliani, appearing on ABC's "This Week" Sunday morning, said Trump could pardon himself , though has no plans to do so. [Full Article...]

US, N. Korea hold 5th round of summit prep talks at Panmunjeom

US, N. Korea hold 5th round of summit prep talks at Panmunjeom Three of North Korea's top military officials have been replaced , a South Korean news agency reported Monday, marking an apparent shake-up in leader Kim Jong Un's inner circle before next week's planned summit with President Trump. Despite a long-standing security alliance between the United States and Japan, some people in Japan worry that the United States may cut a deal to protect its cit... [Full Article...]

United States tariffs on steel will drive up cost of military gear: ministers

United States tariffs on steel will drive up cost of military gear: ministers The 25 percent tariff on steel imports to the United States and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports went into effect on June 1, ending a two-month exemption and setting the stage for criticism from France, Germany, Britain, Mexico , Canada , and European Union officials. [Full Article...]

Six dead as 'Volcano of Fire' erupts in Guatemala

Six dead as 'Volcano of Fire' erupts in Guatemala Sergio Cabanas of the National Disaster prevention committee spoke to Reuters and informed that people have been burned and killed including a member of his staff. Photos shared on social media show huge plumes of smoke rising into the sky. The Fuego eruption resulted in closure of La Aurora airport of the country's capital of Guatemala City , the TV Azteca broadcaster reported on Sunday citi... [Full Article...]

Giuliani says Trump and his legal team will fight any subpoena

Giuliani says Trump and his legal team will fight any subpoena The letter states the president "could, if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon if he so desired". The New York Times reports that the letter from John Dowd and Jay Sekulow , two of Trump's lawyers at the time , "offers a rare glimpse into one side of the high-stakes negotiations" over whether Mueller's team will be able to finally interview Trump. [Full Article...]

Maine woman charged after car drives onto ballfield, kills man

Maine woman charged after car drives onto ballfield, kills man Gagne and Sanford detective Sgt. Matthew Jones are investigating the case. After the grisly scene unfolded on Friday night, officials from the Sanford Little League said on the group's Facebook page that Parkhurst had died while protecting others. [Full Article...]

GOP Reps Warn Trump Against Pardoning Himself: 'Terrible Move'

Rudy Giuliani has caused quite a stir on social media, after saying that US President Donald Trump would " probably " be able to pardon himself . Giuliani told ABC that he is still leaning against recommending that Trump do an interview with Mueller, but "we want to keep an open mind" if the special counsel can keep it brief and to a narrow set of topics. [Full Article...]

Israeli Hits Military Facility in Southern Gaza

Israeli Hits Military Facility in Southern Gaza The strikes were retaliation to rockets fired at Israel, as well as "various terror activities approved and orchestrated by the Hamas terror organization over the weekend", the army said. Israeli troops have on numerous occasions been caught on camera brutally killing Palestinians, with online videos going viral and sparking worldwide condemnation. [Full Article...]

New Spanish PM faces immediate demand for talks over Catalan breakaway

New Spanish PM faces immediate demand for talks over Catalan breakaway It was the first ouster of a serving Spanish leader by parliament in four decades of democracy. Spain's parliament voted Friday to replace Rajoy's government with one led by Sanchez after a ruling by the National Court delivered hefty prison sentences to 29 business people and ex-members of Rajoy's Popular Party, including some elected officials, for fraud, money laundering and tax evasion, amon... [Full Article...]

G7 attacks Trump plan for tariffs that 'put U.S. economy in jeopardy'

G7 attacks Trump plan for tariffs that 'put U.S. economy in jeopardy' A little over an hour later, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 223,000 jobs were created in May, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, its lowest level since 1969. "His tweet basically said like everybody else, 'await the jobs numbers.' You can read into that 10 different things if you want to read into it". "The advance info is sacrosanct - not to be shared". [Full Article...]

China warns USA against imposing tariffs as latest trade talks end inconclusively

China warns USA against imposing tariffs as latest trade talks end inconclusively Asked specifically on Fox's "Sunday Morning Futures" if the U.S.is willing to throw away its relationship with China by proceeding with threatened tariff hikes, Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, pointed in part to an unfair relationship involving a multi-billion dollar trade deficit, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' warning of China's activities in the South China Sea... [Full Article...]

Trudeau slams Trump’s tariffs as ‘insulting’ to Canada

Trudeau slams Trump’s tariffs as ‘insulting’ to Canada Trudeau called the reasoning "frankly insulting and unacceptable ". On Sunday, during an interview with Fox News , White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow responded to Trudeau's comments saying that he didn't think these tariffs would impact the US "friendship and longstanding alliance with Canada ". [Full Article...]

Trudeau calls U.S. viewing Canada as national security threat 'simply ridiculous'

Trudeau calls U.S. viewing Canada as national security threat 'simply ridiculous' The Prime Minister said she was "disappointed" at the decision to impose a 25% duty on European steel and a 10% duty on European aluminium , which both came into effect on Friday. So, with the tariffs and retaliation, does this qualify as a 'trade war?' The EU, Canada, and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against President Donald Trump's multi-front trade o... [Full Article...]

Iran, Syria deny existence of Iranian military presence in country

Iran, Syria deny existence of Iranian military presence in country Israel has repeatedly warned it will not tolerate an Iranian military presence in Syria or the transfer of advanced weaponry to the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, which is backed by Iran. "[The Assad] regime stays in power because those two regimes continue to support it", she said during the same Pentagon briefing Thursday. Iran last month launched a few dozens rockets toward the Golan Height... [Full Article...]

US Calls for Emergency UN Security Council Meeting on Attacks Against Israel

US Calls for Emergency UN Security Council Meeting on Attacks Against Israel One main boat carrying around 20 people accompanied by a group of smaller ones departed from the fishermen's port in Gaza City. The Gaza Health Ministry spokesman said Wednesday that the death of a 9-month-old girl remains under investigation, two weeks after a medical official cast doubt on initial claims that she died from Israeli tear gas. [Full Article...]

658 children separated from parents at the border over 13 days

658 children separated from parents at the border over 13 days The "loopholes" cited by administration officials for incentivizing adults to bring children across the border include a court settlement barring detention of children, a statute preventing fast deportation of certain unaccompanied children arriving at the border and a broader body of law involving asylum. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll 70 times higher than official government estimate

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll 70 times higher than official government estimate A closer look at the Buckee calculation shows that while the researchers estimate 4,645 deaths, statistically there's a 95 percent chance that the actual number could be as low as 793 and as high as 8,498. Researchers went door-to-door at 3,299 homes randomly selected from across the USA territory, home to some 3.3 million people. A third of deaths after September's hurricane were due to interru... [Full Article...]

Trump wants to ban German cars from America

Trump wants to ban German cars from America The report came on the heels of the news that the U.S. Department of Commerce launched a probe into automobile imports to determine whether they "threaten to impair the national security " of the U.S. And the Germans collectively make up a disproportionate share of European-brand sales in the U.S. A diplomatic source told CNN that Trump spent about 15 minutes of his hour-long meeting with Macro... [Full Article...]

Socialist takes over as Spain’s prime minister after corruption scandal

Socialist takes over as Spain’s prime minister after corruption scandal He was replaced immediately yesterday by Pedro Sánchez , the Socialist leader. Success at a cost: Although Rajoy is largely considered to have helped bring Spain out of its recession crisis since he took power in 2011, critics say that the austerity measures he imposed exacerbated inequalities and that he failed to curb the country's high unemployment. [Full Article...]

Macron talks to Trump, says tariffs unlawful and a mistake

Macron talks to Trump, says tariffs unlawful and a mistake The administration has been mulling a 25 percent import tariff on cars on " national security " grounds, amid plans to impose a duty on steel imports as well. But more than 800,000 of those German cars were built in the United States previous year. He supposedly wants no more BMW's , Mercedez-Benz', and Porsches on American streets. [Full Article...]


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